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Modi hails youth power in Bal Puraskar Meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged recipients of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar to support the ‘Vocal for Local’ campaign and said the youth is at the centre of all policies being framed by the government
“Today we feel proud, when we see that the youth of India are innovating and taking the country forward. Today we feel proud when we see that the CEOs of all the big companies of the world are young Indians and when we see the youth of India raising their laurels in the world of startups,” Modi said.
The Prime Minister awarded the Bal Puraskar recipients certificates digitally using the “blockchain technology” during a virtual event held on Monday, an official statement said. Twenty-nine children, including 14 girls, were recognised for their exceptional abilities and outstanding achievements in six fields – innovation, scholastic achievement, sports, arts and culture, social service, and bravery.

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